The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 54 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 18 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.30% 2.60% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.56% 10.44% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 18
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +26.86%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
238 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.43% 24.93% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 121 112
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) C#
4 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (56.25%) HTML
5 18 (56.25%) Visual Studio
6 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
6 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (50.00%) CSS
7 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
9 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
10 12 (37.50%) WCF
10 12 (37.50%) MVC
11 11 (34.38%) jQuery
12 10 (31.25%) CRM
13 9 (28.13%) Web Services
13 9 (28.13%) Marketing
13 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (18.75%) NUnit
14 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (18.75%) REST
14 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
15 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (15.63%) TDD
15 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Heroku
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (18.75%) NUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) Moq
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (59.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (43.75%) C# Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) CRM Developer
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (50.00%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
5 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
6 12 (37.50%) WCF
7 11 (34.38%) jQuery
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (18.75%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 4 (12.50%) LINQ
10 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (9.38%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) High Availability
7 3 (9.38%) Logistics
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source Development
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) CODA
3 1 (3.13%) Rackspace